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The Carbon Working Group is a focused interest group under the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS), aiming to bring together experts and key players to provide vision, direction and guidance in the development and implementation of carbon projects in and outside Singapore.

The Carbon Working Group also aims to promote awareness of decarbonisation, carbon credit generation, REC generation, carbon markets, role of carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS).


  • Kavita Gandhi (Executive Director of Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore)

    Kavita Gandhi

    Executive Director of Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore


    Kavita Gandhi has an extensive background in environment and developmental sector spanning over last 20 years. Kavita has been involved in multi-dimensional projects like United States Asia Environmental Partnership (US-AEP) and was Instrumental in setting up of Clean Technology Environmental Management Centre (CTEM) in the Singapore Manufacturer’s Association. She has experience working with environmental sector startups and SMEs in her capacity as a manager of the Singapore Association for Environmental Companies (SAFECO). Kavita was one of the key personnel involved in setting up the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore and securing a grant from SPRING Singapore to run programs in the area of local enterprise development, market development and training & conferences for clean energy industry. She also represents the association in various government and non-government committees related to clean energy. She was instrumental in developing and managing some unique programs like the SME Energy Efficiency outreach as well cleantech incubator. Kavita has an MSc in Environmental Management from Wye College, University of London.
    Kavita is also representing SEAS on the following:
    • Environment & Resource Standards Committee (ERSC), ESG
    • Co-convener Renewable Energy Standards (RECs) working group, ESG
    • TC for Energy, ESG
    • SCEM Steering Committee, NEA
    • Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) committee, ADB
    • Advisory Board: EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy, NTU

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  • Vinod Kesava (CEO of Climate Resources Exchange International Pte Ltd)

    Vinod Kesava

    CEO of Climate Resources Exchange International Pte Ltd

    Meet Vinod Kesava. Co Founder & CEO of Climate Resources Exchange (CRX) who has 20 years of experience in the global carbon markets will shed light on the untapped additional value of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency projects. He will share proven CRX successes where RE installations can be integrated with environmental attributes from carbon credits/renewable energy certificates resulting in a full sales cycle consisting of additional revenue streams from carbon assets and environmental attributes.

    Vinod Kesava is also a council member of SEAS.

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  • Tridansh Pandey (Director of JTS OPTIMAX PTE LTD)

    Tridansh Pandey

    Director of JTS OPTIMAX PTE LTD

    Since 2010, Tridansh has worked in the environmental waste management industry. He is currently the Lead Environmental Engineer and Head of Compliance for JTS Engineering Sdn. Bhd (JTS). His notable accomplishments include:

    - Spearheading the research and development for a de-oxidizer catalyst (DEOX) in 2012. DEOX reduces melt loss in steel industries, which increases aluminum dross resource recovery.
    - Reducing JTS’s carbon emissions by at least 25% in 2019. Tridansh continues in his efforts by working with CRX to register JTS projects for carbon credits with Verra and Gold-Standard.
    - Joining the Standard and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia Working Group in 2020 to establish Product Category Rules to reduce carbon footprint for intermediate aluminum and aluminum alloys in compliance with ISO 14067:2018.
    - Steering JTS to become the first company in Malaysia in 2022 to acquire both a product carbon footprint license and MyHijau mark for aluminum-based products.

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Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS)

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Singapore 208539


If you have any questions please contact Norazah Salim

Contact Organizer

+65 63388578

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